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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - January 24, 2022

Posted on: January 24, 2022

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Alberta Justice Minister, Kaycee Madu was stopped by Edmonton police and given a ticket for using his cell phone while driving in a school zone—Madu claims his cell phone was in his pocket. Is this a …

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - January 10, 2022

Posted on: January 10, 2022

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Have you watched or heard about the new show "And Just Like That"? In this video Michael talks about the storyline and choices made in this "follow-up" show—which was previously focused on white, able…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - December 20, 2021

Posted on: December 20, 2021

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Michael's last Monday Morning Musing of 2021! In this episode, Michael brings attention to employment barriers that newcomers to Canada are still facing today. A lack of "Canadian experience" is a sho…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - December 13, 2021

Posted on: December 13, 2021

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Michael talks about a targeted, racist and deadly threat made by a doctor in an Alberta hospital, resulting in a biased and inadequate punishment. The case was not dealt with seriously enough and fail…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - December 6, 2021

Posted on: December 6, 2021

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The Canadian government proposed legislation to ban conversion therapy, and it passed! In Canada, it will now be illegal to go to, or send someone for conversion therapy. At the end of this episode, M…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - November 29, 2021

Posted on: November 29, 2021

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Michael reminds us we are still living in a world of unconscious bias and as a society, we have some work to do.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - November 22, 2021

Posted on: November 22, 2021

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Michael's back! This Monday, he is highlighting the purpose of Trans Day of Remembrance as well as touch on things you can do to help regarding transgender equality.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - October 18, 2021

Posted on: October 18, 2021

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Have you seen the new Dave Chappelle special on Netflix? This week, Michael talks about "The Closer", transphobia and Netflix's response to the public outcry.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - October 4, 2021

Posted on: October 4, 2021

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This week, Michael shares his weekend trip to New York City.

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Learn more about and order Michael's book, Birds of All Feathers: Doing Diversity and Inclusion Right, by visiting michaelbach…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – December 9, 2019

Posted on: December 9, 2019

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In this week's episode, Michael discusses the recent firing of Gabrielle Union from America's Got Talent.

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The future of diversity and inclusion

Posted on: June 6, 2019

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Pamela Malins, PhD

What was once simply a conversation on an organization’s efforts towards achieving diversity and inclusion, is now an entire field of study. It used to be common for work in this r…

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What’s in a name?

Posted on: May 1, 2019

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Michael Bach

Visible Minority. Racialized Person. Person of Colour. Which one are we supposed to use? I get asked that question a lot. Truthfully, for every person you ask, you’ll get a different res…

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CCDI introduces new services to aid in the advancement of your diversity and inclusion journey

Posted on: November 7, 2017

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Maturity Meter™ measures the development of workplace by assessing the organization’s diversity and inclusion strategy against global benchmarks. It involves four components:

  • An online questionnair…
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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – October 30, 2017

Posted on: October 30, 2017

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This week, Michael Bach discusses the new leader of the federal New Democratic Party, Jagmeet Singh, and what he means for Canada.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – October 16, 2017

Posted on: October 16, 2017

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Outraged by the recent Dove ad? So is Michael Bach! Join him for a cup of chamomile tea, as he discusses discuss the importance of diversity in advertising in this week's episode of Monday Morning Mus…

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Become a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional (CCIP™) | Take your career to the next level

Posted on: October 5, 2017

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CCDI has created a rigorous certification process to assess practitioners’ experience, skills and knowledge. You can now become a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional (CCIP™). This formal recogni…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – September 12, 2017

Posted on: September 12, 2017

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Join Michael Bach for a special episode of Monday Morning Musings, where he chats about CCDI's new partnership with Bench.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – September 11, 2017

Posted on: September 11, 2017

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Join Michael Bach for this week's Monday Morning Musings where he discusses a new inclusive design project in Toronto. 

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Bench. to support diversity initiatives across Canada with Fall Heritage Diversity Campaign

Posted on: September 7, 2017

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Inspired by the brand’s internal culture and strong commitment to inclusivity, global fashion retailer Bench is thrilled to announce the launch of its upcoming diversity campaign in support of Canadia…

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CCDI prepares to celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month in Calgary – is your business accessible?

Posted on: September 5, 2017

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Nadia Hinds - Manager, Communications

As you may be aware, Calgary MP Kent Hehr is the new minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities. The appointment comes as Calgary city council gets ready to…

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